summit, which involves big names in the education world, including the secretary of education, arne duncan, and former secretary of state, condoleeza rice, this is the second straight year and the need is great. americans are 14th in reading, 17th in science, 25th in math, among 34 countries at the top. this summit's focus is on solutions, one of the big topics today. how the curriculum in our schools is about to change in a big way. our chief education correspondent, rehema ellis is at the new york public library tonight. good evening, rehema. >> reporter: good evening, brian, the numbers you just mentioned tell a clear story, which is why the nation's governors adopted the common core curriculum. this new, tougher more demanding standard of learning is generating buzz at the summit, as teachers are gearing up to teach a new way.